Professor Aharon Kapitulnik, a Tel Aviv University Sackler Professor by special appointment and alumnus, is the recipient of the 2015 Oliver E. Buckley Prize

The Buckley prize is given by the American Physical Society
Professor Aharon Kapitulnik, a Tel Aviv University Sackler Professor by special appointment and alumnus, is the recipient of the 2015 Oliver E. Buckley Prize

We proudly announce that Professor Aharon Kapitulnik of Stanford University, a Tel Aviv University Sackler Professor by special appointment and alumnus, is the recipient of the 2015 Oliver E. Buckley Prize for discoveries and pioneering investigations of the superconductor-insulator transition, a paradigm for quantum phase transitions.

Professor Kapitulnik shares the prize with three other scientists.

 

The Buckley prize is given by the American Physical Society to recognize and encourage outstanding theoretical or experimental contributions to condensed matter physics.

 

On behalf of the School of Physics and Astronomy we congratulate Prof. Aharon Kapitulnik for this significant scientific accomplishment and are honored by his association with our School.

 

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